Háls-stefni

Old Norse Dictionary - háls-stefni

Meaning of Old Norse word "háls-stefni" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

háls-stefni Old Norse word can mean:

háls-stefni
n. the throat; hann lagði í hálsstefni framan fyrir hóstinn, Finnb. 314.
háls-stefni
n., naut. term, the prow, Edda (Gl.): metaph., Finnb. 314.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛚᛋ-ᛋᛏᛁᚠᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
naut.
nautical.

Works & Authors cited:

Finnb.
Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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